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Apprenticeship at Böllhoff

We welcome fresh impetus!

School is behind you; are you eager for a taste of hands-on experience? If so, we look forward to you and your application!

Photo of five Böllhoff apprentices in different disciplines

What vocation is right for me?

You will find many opportunities at Böllhoff!

Leaving school soon? Or do you already have your degree? For many young people in this situation the question is: Now what do I do? At Böllhoff you have many opportunities! Technology, logistics, IT or administration – we offer 20 different apprenticeship vocations, where you can test and apply your talent and capabilities.

Or you can combine theory and practice in our dual courses of study. And there is always the possibility of an internship to find out where your talents lie and learn what makes us tick as an employer. Finding the right employer is just as important as choosing the right vocation. In this regard, you have our promise: We care about you and your individual development!

What we offer

We are a family business, we want you to feel comfortable at Böllhoff. This is why we offer a range of advantages, such as: 

  • Flexible working hours
  • 30 days of holiday 
  • Attractive apprenticeship remuneration (plus holiday pay and Christmas bonus) 
  • Company pension
  • AzubiFit & BöllhoffFit professional development programs
  • Health and leisure offerings
  • The possibility of a 4-week foreign posting for 2nd year apprentices

We are also here for you after your apprenticeship: For example, you can contribute the knowledge and skills you have gained by working in one of our departments or you can pursue a course of university studies while working at Böllhoff.

You can complete all apprenticeship programs at our headquarters facility in Bielefeld and in some cases in Sonnewalde, Leipzig, Oelsnitz, Stuttgart or Munich – we can advise you.

We look forward to you, your ideas, and the fresh impetus of your personality – long-term!

Apprenticeship at Böllhoff

Commercial apprenticeship

Are you curious, do you like working with people – and do you try to get to the bottom of things? During your apprenticeship you will get to know all areas of our company – Material Procurement, Sales, Administration, Accounting and Logistics. Apprenticeships start each year on the 1st of September.

Technical apprenticeship

Have you always had a knack for tinkering; as a child did you want to know how technical devices work? At Böllhoff there are many opportunities to fully engage your investigative spirit! We have 11 different apprenticeships in technical disciplines. Apprenticeships start each year on the 1st of September.

IT apprenticeship

Are you comfortable in the world of source code and software architecture? Do you take a look inside your PC from time to time? Do you prefer being a team player rather than a solo player? If so, your next exciting challenge is a just a mouse click away. Apprenticeships start each year on the 1st of September.

Logistics apprenticeship

Forklift and lift truck certification are certainly part of our logistics apprenticeship. However, since logistics is an essential business area for the Böllhoff Group, we can offer you much more here – including future-proof jobs in an expanding market. Apprenticeships start each year on the 1st of September.


Your application process

  • Step 1 – Online application

    Apply via the Career Portal and upload your application documents for the selected job opening.

  • Step 2 – Online hiring test

    An online-test gives us an overview of your general and technical knowledge. You can take the test at home.

  • Step 3 – Personal interviews

    In the first introductory interview we get acquainted and you present a prepared assignment. In the second interview you also learn about the department and the Böllhoff world.

  • Step 4 – Hiring and start of the apprenticeship

    If everything works out on both sides, you will receive our acceptance and we’ll look forward to starting your apprenticeship!

Secondary school internship at Böllhoff

Do you want practical experience instead of sitting at your desk? We welcome secondary school students who are looking for an internship or a holiday job with us. Exciting insights into the workings of an internationally active company await you. At Böllhoff we introduce you to different departments to help you with your choice of apprenticeship vocation or course of study. Your supervisors are always available to respond to questions and will do their best to help you gain a comprehensive view of the daily work routine. 

We offer secondary school internships in the commercial, technical logistics and IT areas. Send us an unsolicited application via the Job Portal on our website and specify your desired department and time frame. 

In addition, we participate in Girl's Day every year and offer young women a one-day introductory internship in our technical vocations.
A one-year internship for vocational orientation is also possible in the commercial, technical, and logistics areas.

A group of Böllhoff apprentices sitting on steps


Dual course of study at Böllhoff

With a dual course of study at our Bielefeld facility, you combine exciting practical experience with your university studies! Simply specify your desired dual course of study and your university in your application. We are completely open to all institutions of higher education. However, due to geographical proximity, we most often work with the Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, the FHM or the FHDW.
As a student, you will be given responsibility and will work in exciting projects, and you will experience the encouraging culture of a family business from your first day on the job

What you can expect

  • Payment of semester fees
  • Structured initial training and a mentor
  • Many Böllhoff employee advantages 
  • Participation in Böllhoff Fit seminars and specific technical lectures
  • Development of a network in an international enterprise
  • Student sessions and participation at events


Internship, bachelor/ master thesis or student trainee activity

  • With an internship at Böllhoff gain insight into the business practices of a global enterprise. Whether you are looking for a volunteer internship, mandatory internship or a semester of work placement – here at Böllhoff during your full-time course of study you will develop valuable contacts for a successful career start, and in 2 to 6 months you will get to know the work routine in one of our departments. 
  • We welcome students who desire to combine theory and practice in their bachelor/ master thesis. Whether technical, logistics, commercial or IT – together we will find a suitable topic that you can work on in our company for your thesis or final paper. 
  • Discover the world of fastening technology as a student trainee – whether you’re hoping to get your foot in the door here or simply want a job so you can save up for your next holiday trip. You can be part of a technical department for up to 20 hours a week during the semester. Full-time work is possible between semesters. 


And after that?

Our retention programme "Students Stay Connected" is aimed at talented students who have distinguished themselves at Böllhoff through outstanding performance – whether in an internship, in a dual study programme, as a working student or with a very good final thesis. Students can thus remain in contact with Böllhoff for the duration of their studies and one year beyond. By being accepted into the exclusive programme, you as a talent remain part of the Böllhoff Group through various channels and benefit from advantages such as invitations to internal events, further training and interesting job advertisements from the specialist departments.

Students at Böllhoff

Social media

Takeover at Instagram

A particularity at Böllhoff: Our apprentices manage our Instagram channel. So if you are interested, we welcome your participation and involvement in sharing news and stories of your life as an apprentice!

Naturally, you will also find information about our company on other social media platforms:

Or take a look at the assessments of other Böllhoff employees: 

A woman using social media


Here are some videos, photos, and snapshots from the day-to-day work routine of our 126 apprentices! By the way: Apprenticeships and dual courses of study are offered at our headquarters in Bielefeld, and also at our locations in Garching near Munich, in Sonnewalde, Ölsnitz, Leipzig and Stuttgart. Send us your enquiry!

Your contacts for apprenticeship & dual course of study

More questions? Send an email to or call one of the four contacts or use WhatsApp!

Hubert Romoth
Apprenticeship Supervisor
+49 1 72 / 5 61 84 98

Dennis Niewiadomsky
Technical and Logistics Trainer
+49 1 72 / 1 39 48 53

Verena Großert
Student Management
+49 1 72 / 64 13 740

Zoe Denzel
Student Management
+49 5 21 / 4482 1254

Unsolicited application

Do you want to apply with us because you are simply convinced that Böllhoff is the perfect place for you and that you are the perfect employee for Böllhoff? Then yes, by all means go for it!

Go to unsolicited application